The Missouri General Assembly is considering two bills that would create a voluntary open enrollment policy in the state, and some are concerned the policy may widen existing gaps in education.

Senate Bill 5 and House Bill 253 would create the Public School Open Enrollment Act. It would allow public school students to transfer from their home district to any other public school district that has opted into the program.

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